This week on America Outdoors Radio we will share a moving conversation with Bill Evans about the special hunts he enjoyed with his late daughter, Arianna, one of them with the help of the Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation. Brian Lynn with the Sportsmen's Alliance sounds the alarm about a lawsuit filed by an environmentalist group against the U.S. fish and Wildlife Service that could deny anglers and hunters access and opportunities at our National Wildlife Refuges. On the fishing front the lowland lakes opener for trout happens this Saturday and Steve Caromile with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will tell you about this popular fishing event along with the annual trout derby taking place from now through October. Finally, Ryan Mosley with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is asking anglers to catch and keep a limit of lake trout measuring 28 inches or less to help maintain the trophy lake trout and kokanee salmon fisheries found here. http://www.americaoutdoorsradio.com
This week on America Outdoors Radio we've got two great guests with great advice to help you catch more walleye this spring. One of them is Mike Frisch, the host of the television show Fishing the Midwest and the other is Brett McComas at TargetWalleye.com. We'll also take you to California's Sacramento River where guide Dan Ponciano is putting his clients on good numbers of striped bass and he'll let you know how to catch them too. On the conservation front John Gale with Backcountry Hunters & Anglers will explain the benefits of the MAPLand Act, a bill about to be signed into law, and what it means for outdoors enthusiasts recreating on public land. www.americaoutdoorsradio.com
We'll take you to the weigh-in of the Mt. St. Helens Bassmasters Big Bass Tournament that took place April 9th at Eastern Washington's Potholes Reservoir. Club President Phil Martin will tell you how the tournament went and share details about their bass club. Rusty Johnston and I discuss our performance on tournament day and then we'll get a chance to talk to the winners of the event who took home a paycheck of over $5,000.
In addition to this we'll talk to Rich Wheeler with Sena Sea Seafood about their premium wild caught Alaskan seafood delivered right to your door and give you some details on some very special offerings they have available right now!
This week on America Outdoors Radio we'll let you know about a bass swimming around Martin Lake in Alabama that is literally worth a million bucks! Brooks Hansen with Camp Chef will review their line-up of propane operated stoves, Jill Pritchard with the Missouri Department of Conservation shares all sorts of ways you can enjoy Missouri's Outdoors Month and Jarod Higginbotham with Yakima Bait will talk about the plugs they have that work great on trout!. http://www.americaoutdoorsradio.com
This week on Northwestern Outdoors Radio we'll tell you about Lake Koocanusa bordering Canada and Western Montana when we chat with Randy Burch, the owner of the Koocanusa Resort and Marina. Lake Koocanusa has kokanee in it and Bob Loomis with Mack's Lure has just the lure for you to use there. Another great place to go fishing is the Columbia River and Dale Ballard with Fin Reaper Guide Service will take you out this spring to catch walleye, salmon and sturgeon. On the conservation front Brad Trumbo, author of Wingshooting the Palouse, joins us and shares his thoughts about why pheasant numbers have declined so much in Washington and Oregon and how we can turn this around. http://www.northwesternoutdoors.com
This week on Northwestern Outdoors Radio its all about fishing as we bring you audio recorded at the Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show in Spokane. Eric Magnuson has some suggestions about where to go fishing this spring in Eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. Guides Craig Dowty and Steve Morris will tell you about catching channel catfish out of the Palouse River in Southeast Washington. Off the mouth of the Columbia River bordering Oregon and Washington, Milt Gudgell with Pacific Salmon Charters has all sorts of saltwater opportunities for you from salmon to halibut to rockfish to tuna. Don't forget Montana either! Steve and Peggy Temple, owners of Clark Fork Trout Outfitters, have been inudated with new anglers looking to get into trout fishing during the Covid pandemic. http://www.northwesternoutdoors.com
This week on America Outdoors Radio we will tell you about two great events worth attending in the near future. The first is the World Fishing Fair going off at the Bass Pro Shops Headquarters in Springfield, Missouri from March 30th thru April 3rd. The second is the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers annual Rendezvous, taking place May 12th thru the 14th at Fort Missoula in Montana. In addition to this we'll talk to Jamison Johnson, a Tillamook, Oregon based fishing guide with all sorts of great salt and freshwater opportunities waiting for you. Finally, if you can't afford electric power poles for your boat, consider some very affordable manual shallow water anchors like the ones made by Stick It Anchor Pins. http://www.americaoutdoorsradio.com